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. >> you're a wizard, harry. >> i'm a what? >> reporter: merchandise. a theme park. the harry potter universe, j.k. rowling's creation, has spell bound millions. now, rowling has left her wizarding world behind for an adult novel called "the casual vacancy." you've gone from the ultimate fantasy to the ultimate reality. >> i've gone from dragons and unicorns and all the fun that's involved in writing that, to a book that intensely personal. that expresses a lot of my reality. >> reporter: rowling insists the book is not a memoir. but she did draw on the darker times of her life to craft her characters. >> we have an adult character in the book who has obsessive compulsive disorder. these are things i know from the inside. yeah. >> reporter: the ocd part of it, as well? >> when i was in my teens i had issues with ocd. >> reporter: how did it manifest? >> compulsions. checking things. very common. double-checking. triple-checking. >> reporter: some might wonder why rowling, an almost billionaire, would bother writing another book, putting her reputation on the line. how will you decide
, of course, harry potter. and now, her first book for adults is already a hit. it's called "the casual vacancy." and abc's cynthia mcfadden went all the way to scotland to visit the very usually private writer for a very intimate interview. >> good morning, amy. i started out worried to tell you the truth. it was so intense the book. we had to read the man script pages in the publisher's offices. but it was all okay when we got to meet j.k. rowling. her novel is already becoming a blockbuster. it's number one on amazon.com before going on sale today. before anyone really knows much about what's in it. you're going to get your own first look from the author herself, right now. >> harry potter, confront your fate. >> reporter: it's been years since the last harry potter movie was released. five years since the last book. but the interest in harry potter's creator has not died down. especially as her new non-harry novel goes on sale. i'm holding the only copy of the book in scotland, i understand. this is so rare. i read the manuscript pages in your publisher's office. >> sorry about that
are different. how so? >> "seconds away" is a young adult novel. more the ""hunger games"" "harry potter" type of novel. adults are reading it too but this is more for teenagers. i have four kids but the biggest compliment i have from my 13-year-olds is all my friends are reading it and the guys who don't read are reading it. >> that's great when a child looks at you and says dad, you're kind of cool. >> my last book, my daughter coming down and seeing it on the kitchen table. my kids don't think i'm cool. >> children are always embarrassed. >> the title i like "seconds away" the premise is in a split second your life can change. how does that dynamic show it in "seconds." >> the first line in the book -- there's moments in your life where just one little thing changes the course of everything. >> good and bad. >> all of a sudden up becomes down, good becomes evil, everything changes in a flick and that's what i like to explore. "seconds away" starts with that. i want to grab you right away on page one. you've been a long time reader. >> have. what's the different for you between young adult a
, jack otter. as norah pointed out, wearing your harry potter glasses. >> oh, thank you very much. >> i like it. >> a great observation. >>> you remember mr. tuddball and mrs. wiggins? how about eunice? they all came from carol burnett's legendary tv show. look who's in our green room. that would be carol burnett who's going to join us on "cbs this morning." >>> this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by the makers of zyrtec. [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour 3. [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] zyrtec®. love the air. join zyrtec® rewards. save up to $7 on zyrtec® products. till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... actually... that way i could
, wearing your harry potter glasses. >> oh, thank you very much. >> i like it. >> a great observation. >>> you remember mr. tuddball and mrs. wiggins? how about eunice? they all came from carol burnett's legendary tv show. look who's in our green room. that would be carol burnett who's going to join us on "cbs this morning." >>> this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by the makers of zyrtec. [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... ♪ [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour 1 on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour 3. [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] zyrtec®. love the air. join zyrtec® rewards. save up to $7 on zyrtec® products. till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... actually... that way i could split my payments into little b
in an apple tv, the harry potter and star wars blu-ray sets and much, much more, making this deal worth $3,111. wayne: congratulations. stand over here for me. all right. now it's everyone for themselves. uh-huh. you know i couldn't just let you leave with those gifts. now, rebecca's got the shoes and the camera, sheila, you've got $800 cash. michael, you've got the 3-d tv, the comprehensive entertainment package. that's all yours. so here's what we're going to do. sheila, would you like to keep what you have, or take curtain number three? you all can take curtain three, so think about it. but i'm asking her first. would you like to keep what you have, the cash, or go for curtain number three? it could be good, it could be a zonk. (audience shouting) -i'll keep the cash. wayne: you're going to keep the cash. rebecca? -oh, my goodness. keep it, keep it. wayne: so you're going to keep the shoes and the digital camera. michael, now this is tough for you, because that tv? -i'm going to keep the tv. wayne: you're going to keep the tv. they've all passed on this. jonathan: you could have won chi
. more the ""hunger games"" "harry potter" type of novel. adults are reading it too but this is more for teenagers. i have four kids but the biggest compliment i have from my 13-year-olds is all my friends are reading it and the guys who don't read are reading it. >> that's great when a child looks at you and says dad, you're kind of cool. >> my last book, my daughter coming down and seeing it on the kitchen table. my kids don't think i'm cool. >> children are always embarrassed. >> the title i like "seconds away" the premise is in a split second your life can change. how does that dynamic show it in "seconds." >> the first line in the book -- there's moments in your life where just one little thing changes the course of everything. >> good and bad. >> all of a sudden up becomes down, good becomes evil, everything changes in a flick and that's what i like to explore. "seconds away" starts with that. i want to grab you right away on page one. you've been a long time reader. >> have. what's the different for you between young adult and adult books? >> really -- >> do you have a prefere
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